Figure 1: Distribution of nutrition instruction hours provided at US colleges of osteopathic medicine. 26 US colleges of osteopathic medicine responded to a survey about nutrition education during the 2012/13 academic year. This figure shows the number of schools meeting the recommended minimum requirement of 25 hours of nutrition education as indicated by the black bars compared with those providing less than the minimum as indicated by the grey bars. The number of schools falling into each category of required nutrition instruction is indicated above each bar.